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Trekking With Jaguars, Pumas and Pigs

12 Nov
Otorongo

This years Trail camera images from AntEater Ridge of Fossil Creek Communal Wildlife Reserve. Due to Increased internet poaching of endangered animals worldwide, the exact location of this trail is known only to our guides and Reserve Staff. The people in these images are not actors, they are real Adventure Travelers trekking in the depths […]

Tapir Trail Camera From Fossil Creek Wildlife Reserve

08 Nov
Tapirus terrestris

The Tapir is the largest bodied land mammal left in South America. Mainly Herbivorous, they use their flexible proboscis to strip shrubs of their leaves and to forage fruits off the forest floor. Their snout has an intricate array of sinusoides indicating the most advanced sense of smell in the jungle. A large portion of […]

Reserve Trailcams Catch BIG Jaguar

17 Oct
Otorongo

I had given up almost on getting images of Jaguars in our reserve. It came to the point where I thought, maybe those were just puma tracks. It cant be, I heard on several occasions the bellowing of jaguars close to my camp in Fossil Creek. On several occasions I doubled back on my trail […]

Tapir Video and images taken with remote camera

03 Nov

Take a moment to see this tapir taking a drink. Four 31sc videos stitched together represent a flash in the life of an Amazonian Tapir as it cycles through its territory frequenting wallows between fruiting stands of forest. There can aslo be observed large bats flying around and the eyeshine of a water snake or […]

Kinka-who? The kinkajou

08 May

The kinkajou (Potos flavus)is a distant member of the Raccoon (Procyonidae) family. They are the only member of the genus potos .They have large powerful canines yet primarily feed on ripe fruits and nectar from flowers of trees such as balsa. These incredible mammals even have a prehensile tail to help them as they clumsily […]

Tamandua photos taken by trail camera 50 yards from Otorongo jungle lodge

04 Apr

This fine specimen of blonde Amazonian tamandua was passing by my trail camera just before midnight last week. Six photos were taken but I only put the two best. The camera was located on a heavy travelled wildlife trail only fifty yards from the Otorongo expeditions jungle lodge in a mixed patch of secondary and […]